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Post by bioshock » Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:10 am

Dear IRE72,

2.5K per month for a 1 bedroom is highway robbery. It is also most likely located in a pricy district, where everything else is expensive.

For the same price, you can rent a 5-room flat in areas like Joo Koon, or Punggol.

Plus, the cost of living and food would be cheaper in those areas.

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Post by rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 13 Mar 2013 9:35 pm

I pay 2500 and live in a 2 bedroom hdb in the middle of the city, when i got here i initially signed up for a 3 month room rental and then did some recon on my own till I landed up with the place I wanted.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:20 pm

Actually 2.5K for a 1 bedroom condo is not crazy nor is it highway robbery, considering the scarcity of them, if it's downtown and has the usual condo facilities. As usual, bioshock only shocks us with the silliness of his posts.
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Post by Wd40 » Thu, 14 Mar 2013 3:38 am

bioshock wrote:Dear IRE72,

2.5K per month for a 1 bedroom is highway robbery. It is also most likely located in a pricy district, where everything else is expensive.

For the same price, you can rent a 5-room flat in areas like Joo Koon, or Punggol.

Plus, the cost of living and food would be cheaper in those areas.
Lol! do you even know where there exist any flats in Joo Koon? There are no flats beyond Pioneer MRT and Joo Koon is an industrial area.

The way you say "5 room flat" I bet you are a local, as foreigners dont use that terminology so often. But being local you are so outdated with everything here :roll:

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Post by taxico » Thu, 14 Mar 2013 9:43 am

just for the FOB fer'ners that may be reading... a "5 room flat" does not have 5 bed rooms.

it has 3.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:08 am

taxico wrote:just for the FOB fer'ners that may be reading... a "5 room flat" does not have 5 bed rooms.

it has 3.
Or 4. Like mine does. Original layout. Not 3.5 but one MBR and 3 normal bedrooms (all the same size).
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Post by taxico » Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:54 am

oooh... i never knew! do they have a designation? (4 X)

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Post by therat » Thu, 28 Mar 2013 4:18 pm

maxine_lau wrote: Hi, my hubby and I r from HK and just relocated to singapore for a few month, with a baby boy 3 years old. We rented a HDB flat in Bedok, but we only occupied 1 master bed room. 2 room r always empty and do call me if you would like to stay with us for a couple of months while you r searching for alternative. [removed by moderator]
This is illegal

http://www.hdb.gov.sg/fi10/fi10323p.nsf ... enDocument

Making sure that your subtenants do not further sublet the flat to other persons

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Post by offshoreoildude » Thu, 28 Mar 2013 5:33 pm

therat wrote:
maxine_lau wrote: Hi, my hubby and I r from HK and just relocated to singapore for a few month, with a baby boy 3 years old. We rented a HDB flat in Bedok, but we only occupied 1 master bed room. 2 room r always empty and do call me if you would like to stay with us for a couple of months while you r searching for alternative. [removed by moderator]
This is illegal

http://www.hdb.gov.sg/fi10/fi10323p.nsf ... enDocument

Making sure that your subtenants do not further sublet the flat to other persons
If there is no compensation it would be ok.
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